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Everglades National Park Boat Tours

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815 Oyster Bar Lane, Sr 29, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-695-2591
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Great boat tour!

Tickets for these boat tours are purchased in the gift shop on the first floor (the visitor center... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
viv2367b
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chicago, il
Not all Rides and Captains are the same

We left the dock and headed out into the Ten Thousand Islands area. We say Roseate Spoonbills... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Gene B
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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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815 Oyster Bar Lane, Sr 29, Everglades City, FL 34139
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Tickets for these boat tours are purchased in the gift shop on the first floor (the visitor center is on the second floor of the building). We chose the mangrove boat tour (mostly because we heard there were lots of mosquitoes on the 10,000 island...More

1  Thank viv2367b
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We left the dock and headed out into the Ten Thousand Islands area. We say Roseate Spoonbills (very rare and so lucky to see them), manatees mating (yup! Big surprise) and dolphins. The dolphins did not want to play that day. They checked us out...More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a group of 10-15 people going together and we were driving from approx 3 hrs away so I purchased tickets online. One person did not end up going and I requested a refund in time to get a full refund according to the...More

2  Thank Lily_girl02
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is run by the National Park Service and they take you out into the thousand island area and mangroves. We had a small boat for 6 people, duration 90 minutes. We did not see any dolphins or manatees and my feeling was a bit...More

Thank poplarkins
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We went on the 5pm cruise several days ago. We had a younger captain who barely spoke, seemed to be annoyed before we even started and just generally was a bummer. His shipmate (never introduced himself) literally laid down on the benches and appeared to...More

4  Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife sons and I did this boat tour on the morning of the 28th May as part of our 2017 US Road Trip. We were met by a friendly Captain and Guide and were treated to lots of information about the wildlife and surrounding...More

3  Thank GNeuman
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is run by the National Park Service and they take you out into the thousand island area and mangroves. You will see dolphins and maybe even a gator or two. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water as you will need it. It's a...More

2  Thank Calef71
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you are going to the Everglades this is a must do!!! The boat tour is run by the National Parks... They are the only ones aloud to go into that part of the water. There are 10,000 Islands in that area, only 4 inhabited...More

1  Thank Leann B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

As a wrap up of our guided tour to the everglades, our group stopped here for a boat ride around the wetlands and Ten Thousand Islands area off the coast of Everglades City. Saw quite a bit of wildlife....e.g. birds, egrets, pelicans. We also saw...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Boat makes a hell of a noise,hence ear plugs. The Glades themselves reminded me of an over grown Norfolk Broads in the U.K. If your passing it's worth a visit to day you have been. Saw a couple of Crocs but got a better view...More

Thank viv033
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Tom W
24 August 2017|
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Response from nanceeedru | Reviewed this property |
I'd definitely choose the National Park over the commercial boat tours. We chose the mangrove tour over the airboat. It's a quiet little boat, there were only four of us on our tour. We saw manatees, and boating under the... More
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mariades0uza
21 June 2016|
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Response from Allen_M_54 | Reviewed this property |
We went in February, on a weekday, bought our tickets and went on the next boat.
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rball0934
14 June 2016|
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Response from rlbriggs2016 |
You should book the small boat tour to do the mangroves........small boat will get you back in there........do you have bug repellant? once you get into the thick of it you might need it. As for another tour, do the Nat'l... More
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